Brewster County Travel & Relocation Guide 2021-22 - Page 6

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BREWSTER COUNTY Travel & Relocation Guide

Brewster

COUNTY

TRANSPORTATION
Brewster County is served by U . S . Highways 67 , 90 and State Highway 118 . Highway 67 and 118 are major north / south routes running from Study Butte to Interstate 10 . For more Transportation information see page 48 .
DEMOGRAPHICS Population : Brewster County 9,232 Median Age : 33 - Male 49.4 % / Female 50.6 % High School Graduates , Age 25 + - 76 % Bachelor ’ s Degree or Higher , Age 25 + -14 %
SUL ROSS UNIVERSITY sulross . edu Enrollment : 2775 Avg . Undergraduate Class Size : 13 Student-to-Faculty Ratio : 15:1
ECONOMIC Median Income : $ 29,899 , Texas - $ 48,457 Sales Tax : 8.25 %
AREA Land Area in Square Miles - 6,183.73
CLIMATE North Brewster County - Avg . January High Temperature : 60 Avg . January Low Temperature : 32 Avg . July High Temperature : 89 Avg . July Low Temperature : 64 Avg . annual precipitation : Rainfall : 17.05 inches , Snowfall : 1 inch
South Brewster County – Avg . January High Temperature : 67 Avg . January Low Temperature : 32 Avg . July High Temperature : 100 Avg . July Low Temperature : 72 Avg . annual precipitation : Rainfall : 12.13 inches
COMMUNITY SERVICES – SEE PAGE 47
APPROXIMATE DRIVING DISTANCE FROM ALPINE IN MILES
Balmorhea State Park ..................................... 60 Big Bend National Park Boundary ......................... 80 Big Bend National Park Headquarters ...................... 108 Del Rio ....................................... 205 El Paso ............................................. 242 Fort Davis ................................................. 26 Fort Stockton ( I-10 )....................................... 67 Lajitas ................................................................. 95 Marathon ................................................................ 31 Marfa .......................................................................... 27 Midland / Odessa ( Int ’ l Airport ).................................. 165 Pecos ( I-20 ).............................................................. 120 Presidio ( Port of Entry ).............................................. 88 Sanderson .................................................................. 86 Study Butte / Terlingua ................................................ 78 Van Horn ( I-10 )......................................................... 100
REAL ESTATE
For full real estate information see page 49 and visit BigBendRealEstateGuide . com .
SAFETY Law Enforcement Offices in Brewster County : Alpine Police Department Brewster County Sheriff ’ s Office Sul Ross State University Police Department Department of Public Safety / Highway Patrol U . S . Customs and Border Protection See Contact information on page 47 .
MORE FACTS ... Elevation : Minimum – 1505 ft ( 459 km ) to Maximum 8878 ft ( 2706 km ) – Average 3,593 ft .
Area Code : 432 , Central Time Zone
Zip Codes : Alpine - 79830 , 79831 ( Sul Ross University 79832 )